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Baja RV Camping: Is It for You?

We first visited Mexico in 1985 with our two children, Kirsty and Kenneth, then 4 and 2 years old. We had planned to go with friends who had traveled extensively in Mexico, but when it came time to depart, they bailed on us and we went alone. Our families were frantic, convinced it was profoundly unsafe, we … Continue Reading

Astoria Oregon

Guide to RV Camping in Astoria, Oregon

“Ocian in View. O! Joy” —Captain William Clark, 1805One of the first tourists to the Lower Columbia River, William Clark (of Lewis and Clark) summed up what many visitors have repeated when visiting Astoria, Oregon, and the mouth of the Columbia: Oh Joy! The area is a tourist’s delight, and RVers will … Continue Reading

Alabama Hills Hiking

Movie Road and the Alabama Hills

The Alabama Hills, in the shadow of California’s Mount Whitney, ought to be a national park for their unusual beauty and unique geology. This wonderland of bizarre boulders is fun, photogenic and easy to access. It is so photogenic, in fact, that Hollywood fell in love with the area and filmed many a western … Continue Reading

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Keeping a Road Journal

Aspiring writers ask, “How do you come up with stuff to write about?” Just open your eyes. While that is a simplistic answer, fodder for writing is everywhere. It is my privilege to write both a … [Read More...]

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Recipes for Fresh Tomatoes

Is there anything from the summer garden as beloved as the tomato? There is nothing I love more from my garden, and August is the peak of flavor and freshness. This is the time of year when devoted … [Read More...]

Kiva Dunes Golf Club

Golf Courses in Gulf Shores

The picturesque Gulf Shores and Orange Beach area of Alabama’s Gulf Coast is one of the best-kept golfing secrets in the country. About 40 miles west of Pensacola, Florida, and 55 miles east of … [Read More...]

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Fermentation on Wheels

Hitting the road before retirement age calls for ingenuity and flexibility. Younger full-timers do all sorts of work to support themselves and during my eight years as a full-timer, I thought I’d seen … [Read More...]

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RVing With a Purpose

When I see someone on the side of the road holding a sign that says something like, “Will Work for Food,” my usual response is to quickly look the other way. I don’t consider myself heartless, but I … [Read More...]

Walker Lake

Beauty and Solitude in Nevada

Among the experienced RVers who write regularly at rvlife.com, no one has done more traveling in an RV than Sharlene Minshall. She was a full-time RVer for 20 years and has driven her motorhome to … [Read More...]

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